7 Day 6 Night Itinerary


Dazzling Southwest – Canyons, Rivers & Scenic Deserts

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This all-inclusive tour is a feast for the eyes as we explore some of the most stunning and photographed places on earth. Watch the dazzling show the desert creates with the sun as shadows and changing colors dance across the landscape. Take in the contrasts where the water meets the land, providing many activities to explore by boat, vehicle and perhaps on a horse or mule. The diversity of the surroundings will provide endless inspiration. We end our tour emerging from ancient lands and desert dreamscapes to the glitz and glam of Las Vegas, the man-made capital of entertainment.

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Day 1:
The Grand Canyon State
Premium Lodging: Mandalay Bay Hotel: Las Vegas, NV

Your Southwest experience begins at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, where you can spend the day exploring the resort’s many amenities and lush, 11-acre tropical sand beach. Try your luck in the casino or cool off with a float on a lazy river ride, or swim in one of three pristine pools. The Limo Liner picks you up at 5:30 p.m. for a special reception dinner.

Day 2:
Jeep Tour in Sedona Hill Country and the Grand Canyon
Premium Lodging: Kachina Lodge, Grand Canyon Village, AZ

Today we visit Sedona where the red-rock formations of Coffeepot Rock, Bell Rock and Cathedral Rock that have provided the backdrop for many Western movies now provide the surroundings for your perfect experience. Artists love this historic town and Western enthusiasts can instantly remember the landscapes from their favorite John Ford movies. For those looking for adventure, a Pink Jeep off-road excursion through Sedona hill country is included in your guided tour. We then make our way to the Grand Canyon National Park to take in the Grand Canyon Overlook and Mather Point with our guides. More than a mile deep the Grand Canyon is connected with Bryce Canyon and Zion Canyon by a series of cliffs known as the Grand Staircase. Our Chef has prepared a wine paired meal near the South Rim where we will dine with majestic views of Mother Nature’s finest works.

Day 3:
Experience the Grand Canyon & on to Lake Powell
Premium Lodging: Lake Powell Resort: Page, AZ

There is not a better place to capture the sunrise than in the Grand Canyon. The South Rim puts on a dazzling show starring wildlife, landscape and the ever changing colors of the rugged terrain. Our drive to the canyon’s East Rim includes multiple photo opportunities including a stop at the Desert View Lookout. We continue onto the man-made Lake Powell in Glen Canyon National Recreation Area where our Chef has prepared dinner to be enjoyed in the heart of an American treasure.

Day 4:
Flightseeing, Rainbow Bridge and Antelope Canyon
Premium Lodging: Lake Powell Resort: Page, AZ

Lake Powell was made when the Glen Canyon Dam was built on the Colorado River, and it’s become a guest favorite on the tour. An exciting flight-seeing expedition gives us a unique, birds-eye view of Rainbow Bridge, Glen Canyon and Lake Powell, weather permitting. After another inspired meal with our Chef, we take a private lake cruise and guided tour to Antelope Canyon, one of the colorful slot canyons in the Navajo Nation. The evening is yours to experience the Lake Powell Resort on your own and relax the majestic contrast of the lake waters against the red desert.

Day 5:
Rafting in Glen Canyon and Kanab
Premium Lodging: The Lodge at Bryce Canyon: Bryce, UT

Seeing Arizona by water offers unique perspective, and the Colorado River rafting experience offers views of wildlife and the amazing sandstone landscapes. This afternoon, we’ll enjoy some Old-West-style entertainment during our lunch in Kanab, another town immortalized in many cowboy and western movies like Stagecoach and TV shows like My Friend Flicka to Gunsmoke. We finish our day as we make our way to one of the world’s most unique and breath taking landscapes, Bryce Canyon.

Day 6:
Bryce Canyon Trail Ride and Zion National Park
Premium Lodging: Zion Lodge: Springdale, UT

Today, we get up early to appreciate the hoodoos, spires, pinnacles and other geological formations of Bryce Canyon that create an unmatched atmosphere as the sun rises creating a stunning show of shadows and colors. If the weather cooperates, we’ll adventure into the canyon trails riding on either a horse or mule, escorted by a cowboy guide who will show us the hidden gems of Bryce Canyon. After a hearty lunch, we continue to Zion National Park where we will enjoy a private tram tour of the park highlights of rugged mountains, cliffs, wildlife, river views and unique overlooks. Tonight, the historic Zion Lodge is our home.

Day 7:
Sandstone Cliffs of Zion and Entertainment Paradise
Premium Lodging: Mandalay Bay: Las Vegas, NV

Our morning is spent absorbing the pristine natural beauty of the deep canyons, lush valleys, sandstone cliffs, mountain peaks, emerald pools and pink-colored-gorges. Zion offers many hiking trails both moderate and difficult. Once we’ve had our fill, we board the Limo Liner for a relaxing the trip across the Mojave Desert from Utah to Nevada. We transition from ancient lands and painted desert dreamscapes to the glitz and glam of Las Vegas, the man-made capital of entertainment. Enjoy the bright lights, creative fountains, unique resorts and attractions in this desert oasis. Our adventure ends with a farewell dinner and a wealth of new memories.

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